Falmer, a parish in Sussex, with a station on the L.B. & S.C.E., 54 miles from London, and 3½ NE of Brighton. It has a post and money order office under Lewes; telegraph office, Lewes. Acreage, 4393; population, 543. Stanmer Park, the seat of the Earl of Chichester, is adjacent. The living is a vicarage, annexed to the rectory of Stanmer, in the diocese of Chichester; gross value, £347 with residence. Patron, alternately the Archbishop of Canterbury and Earl Chichester. The church was rebuilt in 1817.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
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